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International Journal of Fog Computing (IJFC)

This journal converted to Gold Open Access on January 1, 2023
Editors-in-Chief: Sam Goundar (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand), Kashif Munir (Khwaja Farid University of Engineering & IT, Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan)
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2018
ISSN: 2572-4908|EISSN: 2572-4894|DOI: 10.4018/IJFC
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Published: Jan 27, 2023
DOI: 10.4018/IJFC.317110
Volume 6
William Tichaona Vambe
Since its inception in 2012, fog computing has played a dominant role in addressing the quality of service (QoS). However, with the emergence of the internet of things and artificial intelligence... Show More
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Vambe, William Tichaona. "Fog Computing Quality of Experience: Review and Open Challenges." vol.6, no.1 2023: pp.1-16.


Vambe, W. T. (2023). Fog Computing Quality of Experience: Review and Open Challenges. , 6(1), 1-16.


Vambe, William Tichaona. "Fog Computing Quality of Experience: Review and Open Challenges," 6, no.1: 1-16.

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Published: Sep 23, 2022
DOI: 10.4018/IJFC.309140
Volume 5
Yee-Ming Chen, Chung-Hung Hsieh
Energy internet (EI) was proposed to improve the utilization of multiple energy and meet the growing demand for energy. This paper proposes the distributed consensus control algorithm combined with... Show More
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Chen, Yee-Ming, and Chung-Hung Hsieh. "Distributed Consensus Based and Network Economic Control of Energy Internet Management." vol.5, no.1 2022: pp.1-14.


Chen, Y. & Hsieh, C. (2022). Distributed Consensus Based and Network Economic Control of Energy Internet Management. , 5(1), 1-14.


Chen, Yee-Ming, and Chung-Hung Hsieh. "Distributed Consensus Based and Network Economic Control of Energy Internet Management," 5, no.1: 1-14.

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Published: Sep 22, 2022
DOI: 10.4018/IJFC.309138
Volume 5
Yee-Ming Chen, Chung-Hung Hsieh
A number of studies have recently emerged to address the issue of resource allocation in edge computing environments. However, there are few works considering how to optimize resource allocation... Show More
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Chen, Yee-Ming, and Chung-Hung Hsieh. "Resource Allocation With Multiagent Trading Over the Edge Services." vol.5, no.1 2022: pp.1-11.


Chen, Y. & Hsieh, C. (2022). Resource Allocation With Multiagent Trading Over the Edge Services. , 5(1), 1-11.


Chen, Yee-Ming, and Chung-Hung Hsieh. "Resource Allocation With Multiagent Trading Over the Edge Services," 5, no.1: 1-11.

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Description, Mission, Scope & Coverage
Fog Computing is an emerging area of research that expands mobile cloud computing services to satisfy customer’s requirements between the devices and cloud. Current cloud computing architecture has been reported as unsuitable for the Internet of Things (IoT) where sensors and actuators are... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The primary objective of the International Journal of Fog Computing (IJFC) is to be a primary forum for researchers and practitioners to disseminate the evolving theory and practice related to fog computing, providing comprehensive coverage and understanding in its management, technological, business, organizational and use dimensions. The secondary objective of this journal is a thorough... Show More
  • Access control mechanism in fog computing
  • Authentication, auditing, and accountability in fog computing
  • Business models for fog computing
  • Case studies and theories in fog computing
  • Current and future standardization for fog computing
  • Cyber-physical security of fog devices
  • Data confidentiality in fog devices
  • Data management in distributed fog computing environments
  • Data-centric approaches to fog computing
  • Data-flow modelling and management in fog
  • Deployment and optimization of fog computing
  • Design tool for fog computing
  • Fog business
  • Fog computing and open source
  • Fog computing applications
  • Fog computing architecture
  • Fog computing architecture, infrastructure, and platforms
  • Fog computing discovery, consolidation, and synchronization
  • Fog computing economics
  • Fog computing heterogeneity, scalability, and energy efficiency
  • Fog computing location-based services, presence, availability, and locality
  • Fog computing management
  • Fog computing management tools and services
  • Fog computing performance, SLA management, and enforcement
  • Fog computing services and solutions
  • Fog data storage and file systems
  • Fog service architectures
  • Fog-based parallel processing
  • Fog-cloud interactions and enabling protocols
  • Fog-to-cloud interfaces and protocols
  • Information-centric fog models
  • Interactions between the fog and the cloud
  • Load balancing and service selection in fog computing
  • Location privacy in fog computing
  • Maintenance and management of fog systems and services
  • Middleware for fog computing infrastructures
  • Mobility and connectivity for fog computing
  • Network function virtualization for fog computing
  • New applications for the fog environment
  • Privacy-enhanced technologies for fog applications
  • Programming models and toolkits for fog computing
  • Quality of service (QoS) for fog computing
  • Resource management and provisioning in fog computing
  • Secure outsourcing computation of fog devices
  • Security and privacy for fog computing
  • Service-oriented architecture in fog computing
  • Software-defined networking for fog computing
  • Technologies for supporting fog computing
  • Virtualization in fog computing
  • Virtualization on platforms in the fog computing
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Editor's Name: Dr. Sam Goundar
Editor's Affiliation: Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
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Editor's Name: Dr. Kashif Munir
Editor's Affiliation: National College of Business Administration & Economics, Pakistan
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